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There are 4 ways to get from Gebze to Istanbul by bus, rideshare, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari

$6 - $9

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Gebze to İstanbul 37.4 miles


2 alternative options

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gebze to Istanbul 37.4 miles

$23 - $29

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Gebze to Istanbul 37.4 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Gebze to Istanbul is to rideshare which costs 8 ₺ and takes 1 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gebze to Istanbul is to taxi which costs 130 ₺ - 160 ₺ and takes 41 min.

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The distance between Gebze and Istanbul is 47 km. The road distance is 59.8 km.

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The best way to get from Gebze to Istanbul without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 21 min and costs 30 ₺ - 55 ₺.

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Gebze to Istanbul, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gebze to Istanbul is 60 km. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Gebze to Istanbul.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Gebze and Istanbul. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Gebze to Istanbul.
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  • Distance: 29.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

What companies run services between Gebze, Turkey and Istanbul, Turkey?

MetroTurizm operates a bus from Gebze to Istanbul every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 7 min. Kamil Koc also services this route once daily.

Bus operators
0850 222 34 55
Bus from Gebze to Istanbul Otogari
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
Other operators

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
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Rideshare from Gebze to İstanbul
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
4 times a day
Estimated price
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Taxi from Gebze to Istanbul
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Airport Taxi - Sawkoop
+90 216 304 4127

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